National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security to Hold Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit at LSU

01/27/2015 02:54 PM

TO: News editors, directors

WHAT: Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit

WHEN: Jan. 27-29, 2015

WHERE: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

SPECIFICS: Intercollegiate Athletics officials from across the country will converge at LSU to share ideas and explore new methods for safety and security during this 2nd annual summit. The goal of the summit is to enhance current best practices by addressing major safety and security issues through input from athletic administrators, government officials, city/state/federal law enforcement, city planners, emergency managers, first responders, health services, and fire/HazMat services. The event, to be held at the LSU Cook Hotel and Conference Center, began at 8 a.m. on Jan. 27 and concludes at noon on Jan. 29.


For more information about the National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit, visit The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security is located at the University of Southern Mississippi.


CONTACT: Alison Crumpton, NCS4 marketing and logistic coordinator, 601-447-3050

About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at

Ernie  Ballard 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015